Kaitlin Sather Named UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week

Oct. 12, 2009

Senior outside hitter Kaitlin Sather (Santa Rosa, CA/Maria Carrillo HS) of the UCLA women's volleyball team was selected as the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week for Oct. 5-11.

Sather led the 16th-ranked Bruins with a season-high 15 kills, adding 15 digs for her seventh double-double of the year, as UCLA swept USC on Friday for its fourth straight home victory against the Trojans. She had an impressive first set against the Trojans, recording five kills and only one error in 13 swings (.308 hitting percentage) to go along with nine digs. In the second set, Sather had four kills and four digs, adding three blocks. To complete the sweep, she had a team-best six kills in the third set with one error in 10 attacks (.500 percentage).Sather is tied for the team lead in double-doubles and second with 10 double-figure digs matches and nine double-figure kills contests. She is also second with 2.54 kills per set and 2.88 digs per set.

This is Sather's first UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week honor of the season and second of her career.

Also nominated: Akeem Ayers, Football; Lauren Cheney, W. Soccer; Kyle Nakazawa, M. Soccer; Griffin White, M. Water Polo.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Thursday, Nov 12
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
(25-17, 17-25, 25-27, 25-23, 12-15)
Sunday, Nov 15
vs. Oregon State
Los Angeles, CA
(25-18, 25-19, 25-27, 25-19)
Friday, Nov 20
at Arizona State
Tempe, AZ
(25-22, 22-25, 19-25, 28-26, 15-10)
Sunday, Nov 22
at Arizona
Tucson, AZ
(22-25, 27-29, 27-25, 25-21, 10-15)
Wednesday, Nov 25
at USC
Los Angeles, CA
(25-18, 17-25, 25-19, 12-25, 15-12)
Friday, Nov 27
vs. Stanford
Los Angeles, CA
(18-25, 25-22, 25-20, 21-25, 11-15)
Friday, Dec 04
vs. Lipscomb
Los Angeles, CA
(25-10, 25-22, 25-15)
Saturday, Dec 05
vs. Michigan
Los Angeles, CA
(23-25, 24-26, 25-22, 25-20, 15-11)
Friday, Dec 11
at Texas
Austin, TX
(25-23, 22-25, 10-25, 20-25)